5 tips for boosting cross-utilization

Recommended re-reading: Re-examine inventory regularly to find opportunities for cross-utilization.

Electronic guides: Use computer programs to reveal inventory excesses and reduction opportunities.

Cheat fair: Study other successful concepts’ menus to see how they cross-utilize.

Start where you are: Develop new items based on existing inventory.

Make less work: When adding items, push labor back to prep crews/prep hours to simplify service labor.

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